Intermediate Algebra: A Just-in-Time Approach

Intermediate Algebra: A Just-in-Time Approach

by Alice Kaseberg


The first edition has gained a strong following among instructors who find Kaseberg's use of guided discovery and problem solving facilitates learning new concepts and strengthens skill retention. In the second edition, Kaseberg's informal, interactive style makes algebra accessible to students while maintaining rigorous mathematical accuracy. To reduce preparation time for course leaders, and facilitate use by adjuncts, the new Instructor's Resource Manual accompanies the second edition. The manual provides a structured lesson and group-activity worksheet for each section in the textbook; incorporates materials from the textbook with supplemental projects and activities; suggests core homework assignments; and furnishes guided-discussion questions to use in recitations. This resource serves to bridge the gap between traditional pedagogy and a reform approach.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780534396657
Publisher: Brooks/Cole
Publication date: 01/01/2004
Pages: 637
Product dimensions: 6.50(w) x 1.50(h) x 9.50(d)

Table of Contents

Preface. To the Student. 1. Expressions and Equations. 2. Equations, Functions, and Linear Functions. 3. Quadratic Functions: Applications and Solutions to Equations. 4. Quadratic Functions: Special Topics. 5. Rational Functions and Variation. 6. Exponents and Radicals. 7. Exponential and Logarithmic Functions. 8. Systems of Equations. Appendix I: Selected Formulas. Appendix II: Sequences and Sums. Appendix III: The Binomial Theorem. Final Exam Review. Calculator Objectives. Selected Answers. Index of Projects. Index of Applications. Glossary. Index.

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